Let’s start the show with a look at the caring work of an India-based eco-conscious innovation company. Observing the morphology of flowers, Mr. Agarwal and research scientist Saumya Srivastava at Kanpur Flowercycling Private Limited have been creating plant-based incense and leather from upcycled flowers. Supreme Master Ching Hai: “Gladly present Kanpur Flower cycling Private Limited the Shining World Invention Award, plus a loving contribution of US$10,000 to support this wonderful innovation, with praises and best wishes."
Mr. Kuhn is the founder of First Spark Media, a film production company dedicated to social justice causes, and Mr. Andersen is the founder of AUM Film and Media. Their two films, Cowspiracy – The Sustainability Secret and What the Health, with excellent depth, painstaking investigative data, and a thought-provoking narrative, illustrate how the devastation of the environment and healthcare system can be most effectively and efficiently resolved by adopting the vegan lifestyle. Supreme Master Ching Hai: “Thankfully present Keegan Kuhn and Kip-Andersen the Shining World Compassion Award each, with humble supportive token of $20,000 USD each, toward their humane project in God’s love.”
Farm Sanctuary was founded in 1986 to combat and end cruelty to farm animals and create a more compassionate world. Supreme Master Ching Hai: “Thankfully present Farm Sanctuary the Shining World Compassion Award, plus US$15,000 in humble support of your noble work, with all love and gratitude, in God’s grace.”
Founded in 1968, The San Francisco Veg Society’s mission is to promote compassionate living for a better world through the conscious plant-based diet and vegan lifestyle. Supreme Master Ching Hai: “Gratefully presents The San Francisco Veg Society with the Shining World Compassion Award plus US $15,000 loving contribution toward the noble work, with God’s immense love.”
During December 2020, Supreme Master Ching Hai presented 13 Shining World Awards with a US$ 97,000 contribution in total.